Product Reviews

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Product Review: Zeko Fishing Shoes

Product Review: Zeko Fishing Shoes

At the very minimum, fishing shoes have to keep you from sliding around on a slippery boat deck and withstand constant abuse from drenching waves. With that being said, they are an incredibly important part of an angler's ensemble. I've certainly seen my fair share of fishing footwear faux pas while living in Florida. People, flip-flops aren't meant for serious…

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10 Holiday Fishing Gift Ideas For Lady Anglers

10 Holiday Fishing Gift Ideas For Lady Anglers

Are you trying to come up with fishing gift ideas for a lady angler friend or relative, but don't want to spend hours trying to figure out what she might want or need? Well, don't stress because I've come up with a list of fishing gift ideas that will save you time and make your holiday shopping a whole lot…

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10 Reasons You’ll Love Fishing in Shirts from Montauk Tackle Co.

10 Reasons You’ll Love Fishing in Shirts from Montauk Tackle Co.

Finding American-made fishing apparel that is tailored to fit the female form while offering superior UPF protection, moisture-wicking properties, and stain releasing properties can be about as easy as finding a lone threadfin hiding out in a school of pilchards. My point being, whether we're talking about baitfish or fishing shirts, it can be difficult to find exactly what you…

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10 Great Holiday Fishing Gift Ideas

10 Great Holiday Fishing Gift Ideas

Have you started making your holiday fishing gift list and have you checked it twice? Do the names of a few lady anglers happen to be on it? Chances are pretty good that the answer is "yes" since, according to a 2014 report released by the RBFF and The Outdoor Foundation, almost 42% of all first-time fishing participants are female.…

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Product Review: Hobie Sea Crystal Series Sunglasses

Avid anglers know that a good pair of polarized sunglasses are an absolute must when it comes to sport fishing. However, the process of selecting the right pair can be confusing for beginners who are still learning about the pros and cons of different types of lenses. With so many brands, styles and lens colors on the market, how do…

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5 Practical Bass Fishing Gifts Under $100

5 Practical Bass Fishing Gifts Under $100

Whenever the holiday season draws near, people ask about the best bass fishing gifts to buy for avid freshwater anglers. While it may seem as if there are way too many baits and fishing tools to choose from, there are certain tackle and gear essentials that we can always use more of. Yep, the good news is that bass anglers…

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Product Review: Columbia Women’s Drainsock

Product Review: Columbia Women’s Drainsock

One of our lady angler friends, Donnasue Andazola, recently took a trip to the Turks and Caicos Islands. In preparation for her tropical adventure, she researched and purchased a pair of Columbia Women's Drainsock water shoes for $57 on Amazon.com. The product is considered a "minimalist" water shoe that can be used for boating, fishing, snorkeling, or even just a…

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The Stick Bait That Turns on the Bite

The Stick Bait That Turns on the Bite

I've been testing out quite a few new stick baits in my Southwest Florida backyard pond. On sunny, warm afternoons I've had considerable luck using watermelon colored baits rigged Texas style or fished wacky style in areas with limited structure or vegetation. So, of course, I was excited when I met the Stinky Fingers Bait Company crew at ICAST this…

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Why I Love These Indestructible Fishing Bracelets

Why I Love These Indestructible Fishing Bracelets

Fishing is a sport to some and a hobby to others, but for those of you reading this blog, it's more than that -- it's a lifestyle. I sell shirts and hats that shout out the "SHUT UP AND FISH!" philosophy and BAM Bandz sells the indestructible fishing bracelets that scream, “I'm HOOKED!” BAM Bandz "Hooked" bracelets come in three…

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6 Reasons to Use the Turtle 8 Pocket Tool

6 Reasons to Use the Turtle 8 Pocket Tool

When fishing from land or from a small boat with limited space to store gear, you have to think carefully about what to bring so that you don't have a pile of tools and tackle to tote around. My friend Jamie gifted me a Turtle 8 Pocket-Tool from Quarrow (the company also makes Clip-On Cap Lights) for my birthday this…

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